Health

Eleven new COVID-19 cases reported in Adams County

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Jul. 30, 2020 6:10 pm

QUINCY -- Eleven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Thursday, July 30, in Adams County.

The Adams County Health Department announced the new cases -- one man in his 20s, three women in their 30s, two women in their 40s, four women in their 50s and one woman in her 60s -- which bring the county's positive cases to 359.

The Health Department said there are 75 active cases in the county, and the seven-day positivity rate is 3.31%. There also are nine people hospitalized -- two in the ICU -- in Adams County who are in their 30s and 90s.

The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs also notified residents, families and staff at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy that there are two newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 there, bringing the campus total to 20 -- 11 residents and nine staff members.

In Missouri, the Clark County Health Department reported two new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county's total to 13.

The department said the two cases -- two people between the ages of 30 and 70 -- are connected, and both are isolated out of the county with family.

The Pike County Health Department also reported one additional case, bringing the county total case count to 67. There are 11 active cases in the county.

The Lewis County Health Department also reported one additional case -- a person between 60 and 70 years old. Lewis County has had 26 positive cases. Four are active.

The department said the person newly diagnosed is recovering at home.